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Genus Brachypnoea

eumolp - Brachypnoea Leaf beetle 09.07.11 - Brachypnoea unknown chrysomelid - Brachypnoea Chrysomelidae, frontal - Brachypnoea puncticollis Beetle - Brachypnoea Brachypnoea? - Brachypnoea Brachypnoea sp.? - Brachypnoea Brachypnoea texana
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Brachypnoea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Brachypnoea Gistel 1850
7 spp. in our area, >130 total(1)
e. US and adjacent Canada, west to the Great Plains(1)
probably polyphagous(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.